Brett Hite enjoyed a solid start to his final day at Lake Martin where he eventually finished in 11th place.
The 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series season started at Lake Martin and it featured numerous milestones. Jason Christie hit $1 million in BASS earnings, Takahiro won his 7th event and surpassed $2 million and Gary Klein fished his 400th Bass event.
The Lake Martin Elite Series event was eventually won by fishing shallow, but the field had a variety of tactics. Here we explain how Roy Hawk and Takahiro Omori rose to the top of the leaderboard with a shallow crankbait.
Lake Martin displayed its versatility when the Elite Series field came to town. Along with shallow fishing there was a deep bite too. Here are some keys used by Adrian Avena and Luke Clausen, which helped them notch Top 5's offshore.
Takahiro Omori led Days 2, 3 and 4 to win the first Bassmaster Elite Series event of 2018. With 59 pounds, 8 ounces he wins the Bassmaster Elite Series presented by Econolodge at Lake Martin.
Rookie Roy Hawk caught a spotted bass to make a big cull on Championship Sunday around mid-day.